Music as a metaphor in psychology – thoughts from a forensic psychologist

Music as a metaphor in psychology Dr Simon Duff discusses music as a metaphor and an inspiration in formulation and forensic psychology The work that we do is demanding and complex. For that reason I find that it is useful to seek inspiration to help me, wherever it springs from. The great Steve Perry sang, …

Male suicide and barriers to seeking help – thoughts from a Forensic Psychologist

Suicide is the leading cause of death for males under age 50 in the UK. Understanding and reducing this risk is a core concern for forensic psychology. I recently heard on the news that as many as 84 men take their own lives every week in the UK. This perhaps should not have been surprising …